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Sunlight is honored to be able to provide the following list of clinical abstracts and abstracts of
published papers by well-respected physicians and professors who are considered experts in their field
of specialty. Many of the abstracts were presented at international conferences.

The abstracts serve to provide clinical data on the accuracy, precision and efficacy of the Sunlight Omnisense®.
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Full Papers


Osteoporosis Management
Discriminatory ability of magnetic resonance T2* measurements in a sample of postmenopausal women with
    low-energy fractures: a comparison with phalangeal speed of sound and dual x-ray absorptiometry
    J. Damilakis , T. Maris , G. Papadokostakis , L. Sideri , N. Gourtsoyiannis
    Published 2004
The Evaluation of Renal Osteodystrophy with Cortical Quantitative Ultrasound at Various Bone Sites
    J.A.C. da Costa, J.A.S. de Costa, M.C. Foss
    Published 2004
Bone mineral density-independent association of quantitative ultrasound measurements and fracture risk in women
    T.V. Nguyen, J.R. Center, John A. Eisman
    Published 2004
Bone status in rheumatoid arthritis assessed at peripheral sites by three different quantitative ultrasound devices
     O.R. Madsen, C. Suetta, C. Egsmose, J.S. Lorentzen, O.H. Sorensen
    Published 2004
Bilateral variation in radial bone speed of sound
    H. Vrahoriti, J. Damilakis, G. Papadokostakis, A. Hadjipavlou, N. Gourtsoyiannis
    Published 2004
Ultrasound velocity through the cortex of phalanges, radius, and tibia in normal and osteoporotic postmenopausal
    women using a new multisite quantitative ultrasound device
    J. Damilakis , G. Papadokostakis , H. Vrahoriti , I. Tsagaraki , K. Perisinakis , A. Hadjipavlou , N. Gourtsoyiannis
    Published 2003
Monitoring response to osteoporosis therapy with alendronate by a multisite ultrasound device: a prospective study
    M. Weiss, M. Koren-Michowitz, E. Segal, S. Ish-Shalom
    Published 2003
An investigation of unique and shared gene effects on speed of sound and bone density using axial transmission
    quantitative ultrasound and DXA in twins
    K.M. Knapp, T. Andrew, A.J. MacGregor, G.M. Blake, I. Fogelman, T.D. Spector
    Published 2003
Effect of alendronate and exercise on bone and physical performance of postmenopausal women:
    a randomized controlled trial
    K. Uusi-Rasi, P. Kannus, S. Cheng, H. Sievanen, M. Pasanen, A. Heinonen, A. Nenonen, J. Halleen, T. Fuerst, H. Genant, I. Vuori
    Published 2003
Risperidone, but Not Olanzapine, Decreases Bone Mineral Density in Female Premenopausal Schizophrenia Patients
    D. Becker, O. Liver, R. Mester, M. Rapoport, A. Weizman, M. Weiss
    Published 2003
Bone density in axial and appendicular skeleton in patients with lactose intolerance: influence of calcium intake and
    vitamin D status
    E. Segal, L. Dvorkin, A. Lavy, G.S. Rozen, I. Yaniv, B. Raz, A. Tamir, S. Ish-Shalom
    Published 2003
Predicting the failure load of the distal radius
    M.E. Muller, C.E. Webber, M.L. Bouxsein
    Published 2003
Discordant effect of body mass index on bone mineral density and speed of sound
    M. Steinschneider, P. Hagag, M. J. Rapoport and M. Weiss
    Published 2003
Association between polymorphisms of apolipoprotein E, bone mineral density of the lower forearm, quantitative
     ultrasound of the calcaneus and osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women with hip or lower forearm fracture
    H.P. Sennels, J.C. Sand, B. Madsen, J.B. Lauritzen, M. Fenger, H.L. Jorgensen
    Published 2003
Relation of PvuII site polymorphism in the COL1A2 gene to the risk of fractures in prepubertal Finnish girls
    M. Suuriniemi, A. Mahonen, V. Kovanen, M. Alen, S. Cheng
    Published 2003
Ultrasound velocity through the cortex of phalanges, radius, and tibia in normal and osteoporotic postmenopausal
    women using a new multisite quantitative ultrasound device
    J. Damilakis, G. Papadokostakis, H. Vrahoriti, I. Tsagaraki, K. Perisinakis, A. Hadjipavlou, N. Gourtsoyiannis
    Published 2003
Hip Fracture Discrimination Study: QUS of the Radius and the Calcaneum
    D. Hans, L. Genton, S. Allaoua, C. Pichard, D. Slosman
    Published 2003
Differential effects of hormone replacement therapy on bone mineral density and axial
     transmission ultrasound measurements in cortical bone
    K.M. Knapp, G.M. Blake, T.D. Spector, I. Fogelman
    Published 2003
Multisite Quantitative Ultrasound: Colles' Fracture Discrimination in Postmenopausal Women
    K.M. Knapp, G.M. Blake, I. Fogelman, D.V. Doyle, T.D. Spector
    Published 2002
North American Male Reference Population for Speed of Sound in Bone at Multiple Skeletal Sites
    S.R. Hayman, W.M. Drake, D.L. Kendler, W.P. Olszynski, C.E. Webber, C.J. Rosen, H.K. Genant,
    E.S. Orwoll, L.E. Pickard, J.D. Adachi
    Published 2002
Measurement of Bone Adjacent to Tibial Shaft Fracture
    S.C. Findlay, R. Eastell and B.M. Ingle
    Published 2002
Early Postmenopausal Bone Loss in Hyperthyroidism
    A. Ben-Shlomo, P. Hagag, S. Evans, M. Weiss
    Published 2001
Assessment of Bone Status Using Speed of Sound at Multiple Anatomical Sites
    C. F. Njeh, I. Saeed, M. Grigorian, D. L. Kendler, B. Fan, J. Shepherd, M. McClung, W. M. Drake, H. K. Genant
    Published 2001
Multisite bone ultrasound measurement on a North American Female Reference Population
    W.M. Drake, C.F. Njeh, M. McClung, H. K Genant, C. Rosen, N. Watts, D. L. Kendler
    Published 2001
Multisite Quantitative Ultrasound: Precision, Age- and Menopause-related Changes, Fracture Discrimination, and
    T-score Equivalence with Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry
    K.M. Knapp, G.M. Blake, T.D. Spector, I. Fogelman
    Published 2001
Reference Database for Bone Speed of Sound Measurement by a Novel Quantitative Multi-site Ultrasound Device
    M. Weiss, A. Ben Shlomo, P. Hagag, M. Rapoport
    Published 2000
Effect of Estrogen Replacement Therapy on Speed of Sound at Multiple Skeletal Sites
    M. Weiss, A. Ben Shlomo, P. Hagag, M. Rapoport, S. Ish-Shalom
    Published 2000
Discrimination of Proximal Hip Fracture by Quantitative Ultrasound Measurement at the Radius
    M. Weiss, A. Ben-Shlomo, P. Hagag, S. Ish-Shalom
    Published 2000
A New Method For Quantitative Ultrasound Measurements At Multiple Skeletal Sites - First Results Of
    Precision And Fracture Discrimination
    R. Barkmann, E. Kantorovich, C. Singal, D. Hans, H.K. Genant, M. Heller, C. Glüer
    Published 2000
Estimation of Wrist Fracture Load Using Phalangeal Speed of Sound: An In Vitro Study
    C.F. Njeh , C. Wu, B. Fan, D. Hans, T. Fuerst, Y. He, H.K. Genant
    Published 2000
Does Combining the Results from Multiple Bone Sites Measured by a New Quantitative Ultrasound Device
    Improve Discrimination of Hip Fracture?
    D. Hans, S.K. Srivastav, C. Singal, R. Barkmann, C.F. Njeh, E. Kantorovich, C. Glüer, H.K. Genant
    Published 1999

Bone Age Assessment
Assessment of skeletal age at the wrist in children with a new ultrasound device
    H.J. Mentzel, C. Vilser, M. Eulenstein, T. Schwartz, S. Vogt, J. Böttcher, I. Yaniv, L. Tsoref, E. Kauf, W.A. Kaiser
    Published 2005

Pediatric Bone Assessment
Longitudinal Monitoring of Bone Measured by Quantitative Multisite Ultrasound in Patients with
    Crohn's Disease
    Z. Zadik, T. Sinai, A. Zung, R. Reifen
    Published 2005
Longitudinal monitoring of bone accretion measured by quantitative multi-site ultrasound (QUS)
    of bones in patients with delayed puberty (a pilot study)
    Z. Zadik, T. Sinai, A. Zung, R. Reifen
    Published 2004
Bone Quantitative Ultrasound and Bone Mineral Density in Children with Celiac Disease
    C. Hartman, B. Hino, A. Lerner, O. Eshach-Adiv, D. Berkowitz, R. Shaoul, A. Pacht, E. Rozenthal, A. Tamir,
    H. Shamaly, R. Shamir
    Published 2004
Higher tibial quantitative ultrasound in young female swimmers
    B. Falk, Z. Bronshtein, L. Zigel, N. Constantini, A. Eliakim
    Published 2004
Bone ultrasound velocity of appropriately grown for gestational age concordant twins
    Y. Littner, D. Mandel, S. Cohen, F.B. Mimouni, S. Dollberg
    Published 2004
Assessment of Osteoporosis by Quantitative Ultrasound versus Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in Children
     with Chronic Rheumatic Diseases
    C. Hartman, R. Shamir, O. Eshach-Adiv, G. Iosilevsky, R. Brik
    Published 2004
Bone Mass Evaluation in Children - Comparison Between Methods
    F. B. Mimouni, Y. Littner
    Published 2004
Bone turnover markers and bone strength during the first weeks of life in very low birth weight
     premature infants
    I. Litmanovitz, T. Dolfin, R. Regev, S. Arnon, O. Friedland, R. Shainkin-Kestenbaum, M. Lis, A. Eliakim
    Published 2004
Quantitative Ultrasound Measurements in Children and Adolescents with: Type 1 Diabetes
    J. Damilakis, E. Galanakis, D. Mamoulakis, S. Sbyrakis, N. Gourtsoyiannis
    Published 2004
Bone quantitative ultrasound and nutritional status in severely handicapped institutionalized children and adolescents
    C. Hartman, R. Brik, A. Tamir, J. Merrick, R. Shamir
    Published 2004
Decreased Bone Ultrasound Velocity in Large-for-Gestational-Age Infants
    Y. Littner, D. Mandel, F.B. Mimouni, S. Dollberg
    Published 2004
The use of quantitative ultrasound in assessing bone status in newborn preterm infants
    L. Pereda, T. Ashmeade, J. Zaritt, J.D. Carver
    Published 2003
Pediatric reference curves for multi-site quantitative ultrasound and its modulators
    Z. Zadik, D. Price, G. Diamond
    Published 2003
Assessment of the tibia using ultrasonic guided waves in pubertal girls
    P. Moilanen, P.H. Nicholson, T. Karkkainen, Q. Wang, J. Timonen, S. Cheng
    Published 2003
Early Physical Activity Intervention Prevents Decrease of Bone Strength in Very Low Birth Weight Infants
    I. Litmanovitz, T. Dolfin, O. Friedland, S. Arnon, R. Regev, R. Shainkin-Kestenbaum, M. Lis, A. Eliakim
    Published 2003
Osteoporosis in Pediatrics
    C. Hartman, Z. Hochberg, R. Shamir
    Published 2003
Quantitative Ultrasound of the Tibia and Radius in Prepubertal and Early-Pubertal Female Athletes
    B. Falk, Z. Bronshtein, L. Zigel, N.W. Constantini, A. Eliakim
    Published 2003
Bone Ultrasound Velocity Curves of Newly Born Term and Preterm Infants
    Y. Littner, D. Mandel, F.B. Mimouni, S. Dollberg
    Published 2003
Use of quantitative ultrasound to assess osteopenia in children with Crohn disease
    A. Levine, L. Mishna, A. Ballin, S. Givoni, G. Dinari, C. Hartman, R. Shamir
    Published 2002
Spontaneous Activity in Premature Infants Affects Bone Strength
    A. Eliakim, D. Nemet, O. Friedland, T. Dolfin, R.H. Regev
    Published 2002
Quantitative Ultrasound Measurements of Bone Speed of Sound in Premature Infants
    D. Nemet, T. Dolfin, B. Wolach, A. Eliakim
    Published 2001
Quantitative Ultrasound Measurements of Bone Strength in Obese Children and Adolescents
    A. Eliakim, D. Nemet, B. Wolach
    Published 2001

Omnipath® Technology
Ultrasound Velocity and Cortical Bone Characteristics In Vivo
    H. Sievanen, S. Cheng, S. Ollikainen, K. Uusi-Rasi
    Published 2001
An In Vitro Investigation of the Dependence on Sample Thickness of the Speed of Sound along the Specimen
    C.F. Njeh, D. Hans, C. Wu, E. Kantorovich, M. Sister, T. Fuerst, H.K. Genant
    Published 1999

Veterinary Bone Assessment
Equine third metacarpal bone assessment by quantitative ultrasound and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry: an ex vivo study
    Carstanjen B., Duboeuf F., Detilleux J., Lepage O.M.
    Published 2003
Dorsal metacarpal cortex ultrasound speed and bone size and shape
    Davies, H.M.
    Published 2002
Use of multisite quantitative ultrasonography for noninvasive assessment of bone in horses
    Carstanjen B., Lepage O.M., Detilleux J., Duboeuf F., Amory H.
    Published 2002
Non-Invasive Assessment of Equine Bone: An Update
    O.M. LePage, B. Carstanjen, D. Uebelhart
    Published 2001


Abstracts
Abstracts 2006 (7 abstracts)
Abstracts 2005 (7 abstracts)
Abstracts 2004 (9 abstracts)
Abstracts 2003 (14 abstracts)
Abstracts 2002 (27 abstracts)
Abstracts 2001 (27 abstracts)
Abstracts 2000 (23 abstracts)
Abstracts 1999 (15 abstracts)
Abstracts 1998 (6 abstracts)